Fresh fig salad with black forest ham, walnuts and radicchio

By Amanda Laird

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Fresh fig salad with black forest ham, walnuts and radicchio. Photo / Babiche Martens
Fresh fig salad with black forest ham, walnuts and radicchio. Photo / Babiche Martens

Serves 4

Vinaigrette - makes 1 cups
250ml olive oil
1 small garlic clove, crushed
1/2 cup red wine vinegar
2 tsp Dijon mustard
1/2 tsp brown sugar
1/2 tsp salt
Freshly ground black pepper

4 figs
8 slices ham - Black Forest if available or Parma
1/2 cup walnuts, lightly toasted
200g blue cheese
3 cups of salad leaves, including Radicchio
Bread to serve

1 To make the vinaigrette - whisk the ingredients together and taste for seasoning. Store in an airtight jar until ready to use.

2 Slice the figs and arrange on a platter with the ham, greens, walnuts and blue cheese.

3 Drizzle with the red wine vinaigrette and serve with crusty bread.

- NZ Herald

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